Step into the world of MC Mustafa Shakir as he transports you back to the vibrant summers of 90s Harlem in his latest cinematic masterpiece, “A Harlem Boi Biopic.” The follow-up to his 2019 album, “Masterpeace Theater.”
Prepare yourself for an immersive autobiographical audio journey that delves into the raw tales of Mustafa’s tumultuous youth, captivating self-reflection, and the complexities of mental health within the Black community. All of this is expertly woven together over a backdrop of the new-era Boom Bap production skillfully crafted by Goldfingz with features by India Arie & D1.
The cinematic experience within his music reflects his presence in film and television. You may already be familiar with his roles in Luke Cage as “Bushmaster,” Cowboy Bebop as “Jet Black,” or alongside Will Smith in Emancipation as “André Cailloux.” As an MC, he has collaborated with Pete Rock, 9th Wonder, and Mark Batson.
Mustafa Shakir’s “A Harlem Boi Biopic” drops on August 28th via iBreakrecords & Calm Bomb Collective.